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Cabinet approves signing of India - Russia Agreement on cooperation in combating terrorism and organized crime

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Cabinet approves signing of - Agreement on cooperation in combating and organized crime

The Union Cabinet chaired by the Prime Minister Narendra Modi has given its approval for signing an Agreement on Cooperation between and in the field of combating all forms of and organized crime.

The Agreement is proposed to be signed during the upcoming visit of Indian Delegation, led by Home Minister, to from 27-29 November, 2017.

Background:

and have a long history of close cooperation in international fora on matters of mutual interest. With the rise in and organized crime across the world, it is imperative for countries to work together to combat all forms of The proposed Agreement, which will replace the Agreement of October, 1993, is a step towards consolidating the benefits accrued in the field of security and seeks to jointly fight the new and evolving risks and threats. The Agreement would reinforce the relationship between and through exchange and sharing of information, expertise, best practices and would help in curbing and enhancing, security in the region.

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First Published: Wed, November 22 2017. 00:20 IST